Accounting and administration officer
We are global, we are innovative, and we believe in people. Our team is made up of thousands of professionals who every day contribute their talent, rigor and passion for a job well done. We support the personal and professional development of our employees through continuous training programs, volunteering, and healthy lifestyle habits. We strengthen their dedication through work-life balance, social benefits, recognition, and compensation policies.
We are recruiting a skilled and experienced Accountant to join our Finance team of our construction division in Toronto, Ontario. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in accounting, particularly within the construction industry, and possess expertise in utilizing SAP (Systems, Applications, and Products) and QuickBooks for managing financial data and processes. This role involves handling financial tasks, reconciling accounts, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations, administration of business operations and working closely with the head office and our projects. Key Responsibilities: Utilize SAP to manage and maintain accurate financial records, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger entries, and expense reports.
Ensure proper coding, classification, and documentation of financial transactions in accordance with company policies and industry standards Perform regular reconciliations, including bank statements, vendor accounts, and intercompany transactions. Investigate and resolve any discrepancies or issues identified during reconciliations. Generate financial reports and statements using SAP’s reporting capabilities, providing accurate and timely information to management and stakeholders. Collaborate with the finance team to develop budgets and forecasts Monitor actual financial performance against budgeted figures and provide insights into any deviations Ensure adherence to relevant accounting standards, legal regulations, and internal controls.
Assist in the preparation of tax documentation and financial audits, providing necessary information and reports. Identify opportunities for process enhancement within the financial function, utilizing SAP’s functionalities to streamline processes and improve efficiency. Participate in system upgrades and implementations, providing insights from an accounting perspective. Collaborate with different departments within the construction company, such as project management and procurement, to ensure accurate financial data exchange and reporting.
Maintain accurate and organized records of documents related to projects, contracts, permits, and other administrative matters. Ensure easy retrieval of information when needed. Oversee the daily operations of the office, including managing supplies, equipment, and office space to ensure a well-organized and functional work environment. Qualifications and Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
Professional accounting certification (e.g., CPA, ACCA) is a plus. Proven working experience within the construction industry is a plus. Proficiency in utilizing SAP’s financial modules and QuickBooks for data entry, reporting, and analysis. Strong knowledge of accounting principles, regulations, and best practices.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Detail-oriented with a high level of accuracy in data entry and analysis. Strong written and communication skills for effective collaboration across departments. Ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks, and meet deadlines.
At least 3 years of general accounting experience in a similar role Sacyr is a global group, present in nearly 30 countries, listed on the Spanish stock exchange, which for more than 30 years has been committed to any challenge that transforms our society and improves the quality of life of our citizens. Our Engineering and Infrastructures, Concessions and Services Business Units develop a sustainable and profitable business management in constant search for innovation and technological leadership. We have a total works and services portfolio of 41 billion euros, characterized by its diversification and internationalization. But, without a doubt, Sacyr’s fundamental value is its Human Team: 40,000 people who work with effort and passion in the design, management and optimization of infrastructures and services, with the aim of ensuring the well-being of the people who live in the countries in which we operate.
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